[mythtv-users] osx-packager doesn't build Qt?

David Snider dsnider at thesniderpad.com
Mon Jun 9 15:25:13 UTC 2008

scram69 wrote:
> I just got the latest version of osx-packager.pl from
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/trunk/mythtv/contrib/OSX/build/osx-packager.pl
> I was under the impression that the script downloaded and built Qt as
> one of the dependencies for Myth.  However, running it under Xcode
> tools 2.5 (for OS X 10.4.11), I get the following error message:
> ERROR! You must have a threaded Qt installed to compile MythTV.
> [osx-pkg] Failed system call: " ./configure
> --prefix=/Users/mini/buildmyth/.osx-packager/build --disable-distcc "
> with error code 1
> Died at osx-packager.pl line 894.
> I would attach the config.err file, but the list prohibits 40K - it's about 75K.
> Before I go find, compile, and install Qt separately, I just wanted to
> get confirmation that this is the intended procedure, as I originally
> got the impression that the osx-packager.pl script was supposed to
> handle dependencies, including Qt.  Is this what most folks building
> on OS X do?
> Is there a preferred version of Qt (in searching, I found outdated
> posts referring to problems with older (<4.x) versions of Qt, but it
> is difficult to know if this info is still applicable)?
> Thanks,
> Steve
It always builds QT for me.   I have seen the "Threaded QT" messages on 
occasion, but they generally fixed themselves.  Have you tried a 
different rev than trunk?

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